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Complete The Pattern !

  1. Nov 29, 2011 #1
    help me to find the next number please

    10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 15 , 19 , 27 , 30 , 39 , 66 , ....
     
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  3. Nov 29, 2011 #2

    LCKurtz

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    Did you misplace it? Where were you the last time you saw it? :uhh:

    Seriously, I presume you know there is no answer to that type of question.
     
  4. Nov 30, 2011 #3

    mathman

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    147 seems reasonable.
     
  5. Nov 30, 2011 #4
    70

    the differnce is
    1, 1, 1, 2, 4, 8, 3, 9, 27

    the pattern is
    1^1, 1^2, 1^3, 2^1, 2^2, 2^3, 3^1, 3^2, 3^3

    so the next number is plus 4^1

    Use to love these things in 6th grade
     
  6. Nov 30, 2011 #5
    Don't you think these patterns are arbitrary? You can make any pattern and if people get it, great. If not, well nobody cares. Patterns are meh.
     
  7. Nov 30, 2011 #6
    yeah.. i think so.. :smile:
     
  8. Dec 1, 2011 #7
    For one, they're fun!! :)

    For two, pattern recognition comes in pretty handy. These type of puzzles help sharpen that skill. I use pattern recognition all the time at work when comparing efficient design to a projects I'm working on. It also comes in handy when studying for school, and making prediction software based on past events.
     
  9. Dec 1, 2011 #8
    yeah , you got it right
     
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